Don’t Use Stock Photography Cliches

The WellDyne website features a photograph of two businessmen shaking hands

Earlier we did a post on Free Stock photography websites.  Stock photography can be a great source for images.  At the same time though, as designers we have to be careful not to fall into the trap of using the same type of imagery that’s been used countless times.  We have to remember that we are designers and that balancing creativity and functionality is the key.  Without that balance a design falls short. Paul Boag of Boagworld.com wrote a brilliant article on this topic.  And the following article contains pitfalls to avoid and alternative routes to take in order to stay fresh and ahead of the curve:

Don’t Use Stock Photography Cliches – Boagworld.com

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